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Old 05-06-2013, 09:00 AM   #143
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Originally Posted by tomatoe333 View Post
You'll probably have to bite the bullet and pull the tank to get the ABS unit and plumbing out, so no problems getting the shock in at the same time.
I was sort of figuring that would be the case... works ok for me since I also picked up an EU tank from a guy in Spain dumping the charcoal canister and getting +1.5L extra fuel. On this bike that's an extra 25 miles or maybe more.

Originally Posted by tomatoe333 View Post
Took a test ride yesterday on some power lines and snowmobile trails not too far from me. GF helped me adjust the preload, had to go in about 5.5 turns on the adjuster to get it correct, but there's plenty of adjustment left for luggage weight.

The shock is pretty darned amazing! If anything, the back end is better than the front now with the YZ forks. Soaks up the rocks like you would not believe!
Great to hear. I can't wait take mine for a test ride.... soon....
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